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What Is Aloha Friday?

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Aloha Friday is the custom of “dressing down” on the last day of the work week and wearing a comfortable Aloha Shirt in lieu of typical business attire. While originating in the Hawaiian Islands, the idea has spread to the mainland and around the world in the more generic form of “casual Fridays” where, particularly in the summer months, employees are allowed to come to work in shorts, t-shirts and other casual attire. What year did Aloha Friday officially begin?

Photo Credit: vintage-hawaiian-shirts.com

Photo Credit: vintage-hawaiian-shirts.com


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Their Powerful Performance Will Tug At Your Heart Strings – You MUST Hear This Song!

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A powerful anti-bullying song written and performed by the duo Bars and Melody recently went on Britian’s Got Talent. By the time they were done, the audience was in tears, and the judges were blown away! Watch their amazing performance and please SHARE so more people can hear their powerful message!

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12 Interesting Facts About Independence Day

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English: This is a high-resolution image of the United States Declaration of Independence (article (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Happy Fourth of July! Happy birthday to the United States of America! We all know why we celebrate this day, but here are some other interesting facts about the 4th we should all know.
  • The Declaration of Independence was approved on July 4, 1776, but was not
    signed by all of the Continental Congress delegates until August 2,
    1776.
  • John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe all died on July 4.
  • The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia.
  • Congress declared the 4th of July a paid federal holiday in 1938.
  • The first official 4th of July party was held at the White House in 1801.
  • Calvin Coolidge is the only president to be born on the 4th of July.
  • The first Independence Day celebration took place in Philadelphia on July 8, 1776.
  • In 1779, July 4th took place on a Sunday, and America celebrated the holiday on Monday, July 5th.
  • The Liberty Bell in Philadelphia is tapped 13 times every 4th of July in honor of the original 13 colonies.
  • The Flag of the United States uses the colors red, white and blue to represent bravery and valor, purity and loyalty respectively. The 50 stars represent the 50 states and the 13 stripes represent the 13
    colonies.
  • The name “Independence Day” was first used and recorded in 1791.
  • Only John Hancock actually signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. All the others signed later.

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